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Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge 

The host for the episode is Kris Kristofferson, and the musical guest is Rita Coolidge. The skits for this episode are as follows: Kris Kristofferson sings "Help Me Make It Through The ... See full summary »

Director:

Dave Wilson

Writers:

Herbert Sargent (as Herb Sargent), Chevy Chase | 15 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Kris Kristofferson ... Himself - Host / Various
Rita Coolidge ... Herself - Musical Guest
Dan Aykroyd ... Jimmy Carter / Various
John Belushi ... Samurai Futaba / Larry Farber / Various
Chevy Chase ... Weekend Update Anchor / Gerald Ford / Various
Jane Curtin ... Betty Ford / Various
Garrett Morris ... Jesse Owens / Andrew Young / Various
Laraine Newman ... Sherry / Various
Gilda Radner ... Bobbi Farber / Various
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Storyline

The host for the episode is Kris Kristofferson, and the musical guest is Rita Coolidge. The skits for this episode are as follows: Kris Kristofferson sings "Help Me Make It Through The Night" after Chevy Chase falls out of bed, where he was with musical guest Rita Coolidge. After Kris' monologue, secretary Sherry Norwalk talks about how she got a job at SNL helping the writers come up with ideas by having sex with them. The Samurai general practitioner treats one of his patients. Jesse Owens presents a set of commemorative medals honoring white athletes. A clip from a new TV show called Police State is shown, about two cops in Los Angeles who respond to every call by killing anyone they encounter and then talking about where to go eat. Kris Kristofferson talks about how viewers can overcome the handicap of a good education to become successful country music stars. Kris gets reunited with the original Bobby McGee, only to find that she's now become a straight-laced suburban housewife ... Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14
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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1976 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

NBC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Kris Kristofferson was reportedly got so drunk before the show that it seemed he might not be able to perform. Somehow, he managed through the 90 minutes. See more »

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